Top 9 Best Portable Dishwasher Reviews

For homes with smaller kitchens or apartments, a portable dishwasher can be a perfect solution.

Today’s models offer multiple wash cycles, easy hookup, and lightweight – some are even o wheels!

Below I detailed the best portable dishwashers for the home.

Prices range from $199 – $599.

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Portable dishwasher reviews

SPT Portable Dishwasher

SPT SD-9241W Energy Star Portable Dishwasher, 18-Inch, White
  • Time Delay Feature: 1-24 hours
  • 6 Wash Programs: All-in-1, Heavy, Normal, Light , Rinse and Speed
  • Adjustable upper rack to accomodate larger plates/pots. Water consumption (normal cycle):3.65 gallons
  • Faucet adapter included for quick and simple connection. The faucet adapter fits standard-sized Aerator openings for both male and female connections. Size: Male 15/16 inches, Female 55/64 inches
  • Stainless Steel Interior. Depth with door fully open:49 inches. Refer to the PDF attached below in Technical Specification for User Manual.

 ** Canada = SoloRock brand

SPT Portable Dishwasher is very expensive but has 2X space

It can accommodate 8 place settings and comes w/ 6 wash cycle modes.

There are 2 racks inside — the upper rack is adjustable to make room for pots/pans.

Energy Star Dishwasher includes a time delay so you can run during “non-peak” hours. (saves money on your monthly bill!)

FYI: “off-peak hours” are 8:00pm ~ 7:00 am

The dishwasher hose attaches to your faucet + uses only 3.65 gallons!

Danby Countertop Dishwasher (DDW611)

Danby DDW621WDB Countertop Dishwasher with 6 Place Settings, 6 Wash Cycles and Silverware Basket, Energy Star-Rated with Low Water Consumption and Quiet Operation
  • Compact space saving countertop dishwasher
  • Easy Set Up: The quick connect feature is compatible with most kitchen faucets. Wattage 680 Watts and Amperage 5.7 Amps
  • Energy Saver: Energy Star compliant and low water consumption of up to 3.1 gallons of water (11.7L) per wash to help save you money
  • Roomy Interior: 6 place setting capacity with a silverware basket and durable stainless-steel interior
  • Quiet Operation: Maintain ambiance in the kitchen with this quiet dishwasher that operates at 52db, less than a normal conversation

The Danby DDW621WDB is an affordable countertop dishwasher model.

As an Energy Star-rated model, it uses only 3.1 gallons per wash + is quieter than similar models (confirmed in buyer reviews).

** FYI: Danby also offers a new front-loading dishwasher on wheels  

Inside, it’s fairly spacious — it can hold 6 place settings and includes a silverware basket.

For washing, the Danby countertop dishwasher offers 6 wash cycles. (includes a new Jet Dry mode!)

Buyers love it’s very easy to setup + the ability to scrub pots/pans.

Frigidaire Portable Dishwasher

FFPD1821MB 18" Fully Integrated Portable Dishwasher with 6 Wash Cycles 59 dBA China/Crystal Cycle Stainless Steel Interior SpaceWise Delay Start Energy Star Certified in
  • 18 in. portable dishwasher; 6 varied wash cycles; 1-3 hour delay start option; Folding bowl tines make organization easy; Stemware/champagne glass holders; Ultra Quiet III sound package; Height 38.50; Width 17.62; Depth 30.00; Weight 134.00; Color Black; Operating System; Batteries Included; Batteries Required; Number of Batteries 0; Battery Type no batteries required; Language English, French, Spanish; Assembly Required
  • Energy Star certified
  • SpaceWise multi-compartment silverware basket
  • Extra-gentle china/crystal cycle
  • Energy saver dry option

The Frigidaire portable dishwasher offers a ton of space!

As a rolling dishwasher, it’s high-powered — similar power as traditional dishwashers. (also Energy Star Rated)

You can choose from 6 wash options:

Includes 4 castor wheels for portability + heated air dryer.

Buyers confirm it’s very quick at drying.

The downside is the price – very expensive.

EdgeStar Countertop Dishwasher (DWP62SV)

EdgeStar DWP62SV 6 Place Setting Portable Countertop Dishwasher - Silver
  • Six (6) standard place setting capacity / Includes dish rack, cup shelf, and cutlery basket
  • Holds plates up to 10.5" in diameter / Seven (7) wash cycles / Quick connect adapter fits standard sized kitchen faucets / Beautiful digital display
  • Stainless steel interior / Fits under most cabinetry / Water consumption (normal wash): 2.85 gallons
  • Power: 1160 W/5.7 A / Input voltage: 120 V/60 Hz / Dimensions: WxDxH 21 5/8" (550mm) x 19 5/8" (498mm) x 17 5/16" (440mm); Warranty: 1 year parts; 90 days labor
  • Stainless steel interior for lasting durability and quiet 52dB sound output won't be noticed in most busy kitchens

Edge Star Portable Dishwasher comes w/ 7 wash cycles. 

With low noise of 52.3 decibels (dB), it’s designed to fit 6 place settings at a time.

The cutlery basket can be removed easily.

There’s also a small rack which folds down for mugs.

Another benefit is that it uses less energy + less water, only 2.85 gallons per wash.

EdgeStar portable dishwasher has a very high customer satisfaction ranking — Buyers love its stainless steel interior and very quiet operation.

Homelabs Countertop Dishwasher

hOmeLabs Compact Countertop Dishwasher - Energy Star Portable Mini Dish Washer in Stainless Steel Interior for Small Apartment Office and Home Kitchen with 6 Place Setting Rack and Silverware Basket
  • A convenient and small Energy Star certified dish washing machine for cleaning the dishes after dinner or cooking. Simply load the dishes in the dish basket and cutlery rack and let this white dishwasher do the dirty job. Easily sits on countertops or tabletop requiring less space
  • With simple to use control panel and light indicators. Program selector has 6 wash cycle options: heavy, normal, ECO, glass, speed, and rinse for your different dishwashing needs. Delay button light to postpone wash cycle
  • Features a quick connect assembly with accessories including inlet and drain hose and a faucet adapter for water lines that are compatible with round-shaped faucet outlets with removable aerators, and 55/64"-27 male or 15/16"-27 female threads underneath
  • Using the rinse aid dispenser, you can dry your plates, mugs, and glass quickly without the marks or streaks. Only use rinse aids designed for an automatic dishwasher to prevent damaging your dishwasher. An indicator light will let you know when to refill the dispenser
  • This counter top appliance measures 17.2 x 19.6 x 21.6 inches with 6 standard place setting capacity perfect for small size household or individuals living in apartments with limited space for huge kitchen appliances

hOmeLabs Countertop Dishwasher offers easy set-up, 1-button controls, and streak-free dishes.

It’s the most affordable portable dishwasher on my list + has more space than similar models.

 Best Portable Dishwasher for Price Value 

You can wash 6 full sets of dishes at once — and it includes a fold-down rack to wash bowls or cups. You’ll love how it optimizes every inch of space!

There are 6 wash cycle options, including quick-wash and power scrub.

Little heavy at 40 pounds, but it’s very easy to set up.

SPT Countertop Dishwasher (SD-2224DS)

SPT SD-2224DS ENERGY STAR Compact Countertop Dishwasher with Delay Start - Portable Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Interior and 6 Place Settings Rack Silverware Basket, Silver
  • 7 wash cycles: Heavy, normal, light, mini party, rinse, speed and soak
  • Delay start for added convenience : Two, four, six or eight hours
  • Universal faucet adapter and Quick Connect: For quick and easy connection to most kitchen faucets
  • Electronic controls with LED display : LED displays remaining time or current running state
  • Water supply warning indicator and rinse aid warning indicator

SPT Countertop Dishwasher is a little expensive but highly rated.

It comes w/ 7 wash cycles, including a delayed-start option to run during non-peak hours.

The LED display tells you how much time remains + provides alerts (i.e. low water pressure)

As a countertop dishwasher, it’s designed to fit snuggly on your kitchen counter and easily connect to your faucet.

Magic Chef Portable Dishwasher (MCSCD6)

Magic Chef MCSCD6W3 6 Place Setting Countertop Dishwasher, White
  • 6 Place-setting Capacity
  • Easy-to-use Electronic Controls With Digital Display
  • 5 Wash-cycle Options Using Program Knob
  • Organized Interior Arrangement Includes Cutlery Basket & Cup Rack
  • Hygienic Residual Drying System Avoids Using Air Outside The Dishwasher

Magic Chef Countertop Dishwasher has a subtle size and medium power.

It comes w/ 5 wash settings + space to clean 6 full-place settings at once.

Very easy to use, there’s a turn-dial to select your options. And it includes an anti-flood seal that ensures it won’t leak

Buyers confirm that it runs quietly + washes glasses without streaks.

SPT Countertop Dishwasher

SPT SD-2225DS Compact Countertop Dishwasher/Delay Start Energy Star Portable Dishwasher with Stainless Steel Interior and 6 Place Settings Rack Silverware Basket/Apartment Office Home Kitchen, Silver
  • 6 wash cycles: Heavy, normal, ECO, Glass, Speed and Rinse
  • Delay start for added convenience : Two, four, six or eight hours
  • Universal faucet adapter and Quick Connect: For quick and easy connection to most kitchen faucets
  • Electronic controls with LED display : LED displays remaining time or current running state
  • Water supply warning indicator and rinse aid warning indicator

Those who purchased the SPT Countertop Dishwasher were very happy with its performance.

It can wash 6 place settings at a time + comes with w/a removable cutlery rack. Also includes a foldable rack for mugs.

There are 6 wash cycle options — from quick wash to power scrub.

Save electricity by using the delayed start option and running during non-peak hours.

SPT countertop dishwasher will alert you if it runs into issues (i.e. low water pressure)

Ivation Portable Dishwasher

Ivation Portable Dishwasher – Countertop Small Compact Dishwasher for Apartment, Condo, RV, Office & Other Small Kitchens – 6 Place Setting Capacity – White
  • CONVENIENT COUNTERTOP DISHWASHER – Dishwashing Unit Temporarily Connects to Sink Via Faucet Adapter to Deliver Full-Sized Power in Small, Portable Package
  • AMAZING COMPACT DESIGN – Spacious Cavity Fits [6] Standard Place Settings for Apartment or Office; Includes Sliding Dish Rack, Cup Shelf & Silverware Basket
  • HEAVY DUTY PERFORMANCE – Durable Stainless Steel Interior, Spray Arm Deliver Many Years of Powerful, Dependable Washing; Safe for Temperatures Up to 148°F
  • USER FRIENDLY CONTROLS – Features Simple Touch Button Operation, Automatic Detergent & Rinse Agent Dispensers & 6 Unique Wash Cycles of Varying Strengths
  • PERFECTLY DISCREET DIMENSIONS – Measures 17” x 21.5” x 20” for Placement on Counter or Between Cabinets; Great for Condo, Dorm, RV & Other Small Kitchens

The Ivation countertop dishwasher lets you wash up to 6 place settings at once.

Full stainless steel interior — Like other countertop dishwashers, it has a cup rack that folds down and a cutlery basket that can be removed.

Ivation portable dishwasher is designed for water up to 148℉

Includes 6 wash cycles + easily connects to sink/faucet (no assembly required!)